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Direct from Puerto Rico is this recipe of sancocho, courtesy of TV chef Cielito Rosado. A recipe like this packs a punch. After a good portion of this, you will definitely need a siesta!
Yields 8 Servings
Prep. 20 Mins. Cooking 50 Mins.
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup sofrito
½ cup cooking ham,…
Who needs to go to the restaurant for calamari this good? This recipe from Cielito Rosado taps that powerful spice saffron for a delicious, quick entree.
Yields 4 servings
2 lbs. calamari rings
¼ cup olive oil
½ stick of butter
1 cup chopped onion
¼ cup chopped…
This was a dish my grandma would often cook for the family when I was growing up. I wasn't too fond of it at the time, but Cielito Rosado's version makes me change my mind. On presentation and flavor, this is a winner.
Yields 4-6 servings
Added by Jorge on April 16, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Salad and tomatoes make way for plantain, the starchy, big relative of the banana.
It probably does not rank as a low-calorie salad with fried ripe plantains playing the leading role, but certainly this salad takes flavor up to another level. The colors in the bowl radiate fresh, tropical beauty, just like Puerto Rico -- home to…Continue
Added by Jorge on April 15, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The following recipe I received today from New York celebrity chef Elsie Ramos. She just got married and honeymooned in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Elsie, we at Hispanic Kitchen wish you well as you start your new life!
4 to 6 ripe plantains (yellow with minimum black spots)
1½ pounds of lean ground beef
1 tablespoon of sofrito
Added by Jorge on April 9, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Pork ribs are a wonderfully messy delight. This recipe from Cielito Rosado is no exception. This rendition is partly Asian inspired, owing to the use of soy sauce, but also tropical thanks to…
As a side dish, the fragrant arroz verde makes a nice substitute for plain rice or rice and beans. This recipe from Cielito Rosado works especially well now that days are growing warmer. It pairs well with chicken and fish. On behalf of Cielito, enjoy!
Yields 4-6 servings…
Added by Jorge on April 6, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments